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Primary Closure and Delayed Closure for Gastroschisis Show Similar LOS

A recent prospective randomized trial compared the primary closure (PC) to bedside silo and delayed closure (DC) for babies with gastroschisis....

21 Feb, 2018

 
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Similar Pregnancy Outcome after Myomectomy by Laparoscopy or Laparotomy

A research team from the department of gynecology in Hannover Medical School, Germany noted up to 70% pregnancy rates and up to 86% birth rates in...

16 Feb, 2018

 
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Use of Copper Alloys in All Touch Surfaces in Hospitals May Reduce Infections, States Study

A study recently conducted in Poland demonstrated that copper and its selected alloys have effective antibacterial activity against clinical...

12 Feb, 2018

 
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Total Gastrectomy for Proximal Gastric Cancer Associated with Better Survival than Proximal Gastrectomy

Gastroesophageal reflux (GR) after radical resection of proximal gastric cancer (PGC) more likely to develop recurrence and metastasis, leading to...

09 Feb, 2018

 
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eCMEs

Type-II Diabetes – Is it a Surgical Disorder?" Various Aspects of Bariatric Surgery

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Speaker(s):
Dr. Om Tantia
MS, FICS, FAIS, FAMS
Medical Director and Head, Department of Minimal Access Surgery, ILS Hospitals, Kolkata, India
Dr. Ghanshyam Goyal
MD
Medical Director S. K. Diabetes Research & Education Centre, ILS Hospitals, Kolkata, India
Effective Doctor-Patient Communication - Module - 4: Role Plays & Conclusion

eCME/Videos

Speaker(s):
Dr. Anand Nadkarni
M.D., D.P.M., F.I.P.S.
Consultant Psychiatrist Institute for Psychological Health, Thane
Effective Doctor-Patient Communication - Module - 3: Approaches Towards Communication

eCME/Videos

Speaker(s):
Dr. Anand Nadkarni
M.D., D.P.M., F.I.P.S.
Consultant Psychiatrist Institute for Psychological Health, Thane

Key Trials

Patient Satisfaction Outcomes of Periumbilical and Transumbilical Laparoscopic Incision

This key trial noted that transumbilical (TUI) and periumbilical incision (PUI) during general surgery laparoscopic interventions were similar for...

Can Laparoscopic Lavage be used as an Alternative to the Hartmann procedure for Patients with Perforated Diverticulitis with Purulent Peritonitis?

DIverticulitis—LAparoscopic LAvage vs resection (Hartman procedure) for acute diverticulitis with peritonitis’’ (DILALA) trial compared the  short-...

CAESAR Study: A Randomized Trial of Caesarean Section Surgical Techniques

Operative techniques for cesarean delivery vary widely, based on many factors, including the clinical setting and the surgeon's preferences. CAESAR...

Comparison of Three Approaches for Repair of Recurrent Inguinal Hernia

Inguinal herniorrhaphy is one of the most common general surgical operations, approximately 15% are performed for recurrence. This study compared...

Slide Library

When to Refer to a Surgical Specialist: A Pediatrician’s Guide

Glance through this referral recommendations that The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has created in collaboration with Surgical Sections of...

 
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Cefuroxime (Novacef)

Cefuroxime is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic. It is a broad-spectrum antibacterial agent with a favorable pharmacokinetic profile....

 
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Perioperative Pain Management

Good pain control after surgery is important to prevent negative outcomes such as, tachycardia, hypertension, myocardial ischemia, decrease in...

 
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HIV- Post-exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)

Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is the method of preventing exposures of HIV to blood and body fluids and it is considered to be the most important...

 
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Our Publications

Clinical Practice Guideline for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Diabetic Foot Infections (DFI)

This booklet emphasizes that patients with DFI should be evaluated for an ischaemic foot, and the employment of multidisciplinary foot teams...

Safe Practices: A Compilation

Safe surgery saves lives is an academic series for surgeons on various aspects of surgical practise. This series is prepared in association with...

Antimicrobial Dosing In Renal Failure: At a Glance

Prescribing a drug to a patient with renal failure? Utilize this tool as a reference to the varied degrees of creatinine clearance in patients...

Deep Vein Thrombosis

Deep-vein thrombosis (DVT) is an important complication of several inherited and acquired disorders. The best estimates indicate that in India, the...

Patient Education

Contact your Surgeon

This document provides information on most common symptoms and signs post-surgery.

Fistula-in-Ano: Postoperative Care

This publication covers key points on postoperative care in patients operated for Fistula-in-Ano.

A Guide to BPH

BPH commonly affects the aging population. This presentation is a patient education tool which provides information on presenting symptoms and...

Precautions to be taken if RBC / WBC/ Platelet Count is Below Normal

This document features the list of precautions to be taken if RBC, WBC or platelet count are below normal.

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